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Sing a Song of Texas

Happy Texas Independence Day! 187 years ago today, a group of Texicans (as they called themselves back then) declared independence from Mexico to establish the Republic of Texas. Of course, it wasn’t that easy, and it took a revolution and … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Livestreaming Going On!

I’ll keep it short & simple: this weekend offers some fantastic live music opportunities right there in your living room. Or wherever you livestream music. So, you don’t really want to hear from me. You want to listen to these … Continue reading

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Songs of Christmas — A Baker’s Dozen

Nothing sets the stage for the holiday season like seasonal songs. Here are a few of my favorites for your enjoyment featuring everyone from Aaron Neville to John Lennon to classic monster movie heavy Christopher Lee — with a good, … Continue reading

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Texans, Imported & Exported

Legendary songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker died last Friday after battling throat cancer. He and his music had a huge influence on me, and I considered blogging about that. But so many other people, including fellow musicians and songwriters, already have … Continue reading

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A Rare Political Post

Generally, I avoid politics out here on the back porch. Today, I feel a need to share something prepared after the 2010 election cycle. Sorry: not sorry  

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4 Songs to Hum Heading Home — plus a bonus track!

Last week, we were on the road home (by way of Balmorhea State Park) so I posted a set-list of music videos of road songs from the good ol’ Grateful Dead. Well, we’ve been home a few days now, so … Continue reading

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Casa Dexter Hits 400

Casa Dexter just hit a grand total of 400 uploads! I started out posting clips from my ACTV community access producer days in the 80’s — “fossilized videos,” as I called them.  More recently, I’ve been adding newer videos, mostly live … Continue reading

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Top 5 Casa Dexter Videos

Welcome to Casa Dexter! Count down our top view-getters on the Casa Dexter YouTube channel! 5) “La Ti Da” Marcia Ball Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, 1987 Austin’s own Cajun Queen of the Keyboards, Marcia Ball (our neighbor!), still plays regularly at … Continue reading

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